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Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.1
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6166 yards
Slope 122
Rating 69.2

Editor's Note: Course closed for business.

Course Details

Year Built 1959
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 11/30
Architect John F. Robinson (1996)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf Simulator Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed Soft spikes only
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.2
19 Reviews (19)
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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Poorly maintained course

Its a shame. This course shows great potential but is poorly maintained. Sand traps have weeds going up through them and the sand is packed down like concrete. Fairways are poorly maintained. Greens are hard as a rock and bugs spots with no "green" on the green. If you can't maintain this course, sell it so someone else can. It could be a very nice course.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Course was fun

We had a good time and the course had some crazy holes . It was very dry as are many of the courses in this area right now. Since it was dry the ball rolled a long way which was good and bad.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Cow Pasture

I read the reviews on golf advisor and decided to give this course a shot and boy was I amazed at how bad the course conditions were. First, the fairways were either burnt up or full of weeds and crab grass. Second, the bunkers had very little if any sand in them and some of them were on their way to being grown in. If your going to play a course near Youngstown go to Kennsington or Firestone Farms and pay a little more money for an actual golf course.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Poor excuse for a Golf Course

Do not pay attention to the other reviews. This course is a train wreck. There is no fairway to speak of, either burnt up or crab grass and weeds. They should pay guests to come play this course that is how bad it is. 2 of us quit on hole 12 because the conditions were so bad and I never quit on a course. Please spend the extra money and play a real golf course like Kensington or Links at Firestone Farms.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Nice people TERRIBLE COURSE

My brother came home for military leave and I wanted to take him to a new decent course while he was home... I read good reviews for Diamond Back so I decided to take him here.. I was embarassed at the first tee! This course was horrible!!! Crab grass in the fairways, bald spots in the fairways, scorched grass in the fairways and even tee boxes, greens had dead spots and rotten spots. If your reading this go somewhere else!! Don't waste your money here... Only plus was that the staff was nice. I was embarassed!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course for the price

Very nice course layout. I would recommend playing this course at least once. The only thing I didn't like there was no water jugs throughout the entire course, so if it's hot make sure you have plenty of your own liquids.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Diamond Back

The course was in surprisingly good shape after all the rain weve had. Greens were in good shape, fairways and tee boxes could be better. but all in all good shape under circumstances. By the way the only course around that day with no cart restrictions and alot of courses we called were closed. Diamond back drains well in my opinion. We will go back, nice course.......

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Needs maintained

Tee off boxes were in bad shape. The grass needed cut in the fairways and rough. The rough was terrible, it was extremely high and filled with white flowers which made looking for your ball impossible. The greens were surprisingly in good shape though.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Wondering

This course used to be one of my favorite courses but needs a little help this year. Maybe it is just early in the season and no work has been done yet. Hope that is the case.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

nice course

Nice course. Great greens. Fair ways were a little rough

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Good course and exceptional value

I love playing Diamond Back ! A hidden little gem, and from the back tee's it's a good test. Very tricky greens and in great shape right now...

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Winner!

Very nice layout with a variety of fun holes! The greens are small but VERY fast and a great test for any golfer. This is a course you have to play one or twice before thinking you'll shoot 'lights out'. Will certainly go back!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 30
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Good time

The weather was perfect. The course is in great condition. Very nice greens. Lady friendly. The score book gives good tips on playing the course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

It was a pleasure to play

Weather was perfect, the course was well kept, it couldn't have been much better. Fairways were very nice, the rough was challenging, and the greens were wonderful. The most difficult part of the round was that none of the 3 of us could figure out the speed of the greens. They were extreemly fast in one direction and really slow the other way. Maybe next time we'll be able to figure that out!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

One of my favorite courses

Love this place. Relaxed course and staff. Always have a good time.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

nice greens and fairways

maybe I just had a great putting day , but the greens really putted very smooth and true. This is a nice course to just run out without tee times as it is seldom crowded weekdays. well worth the money.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

need a leaf blower

The course was in nice shape if it wasn't for the leaves. It was a very cold and windy day, but I lost a couple on balls in the middle of the fairway because of the leaves. Great Golfnow price, great value for 18 with a cart.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

This is a good course for beginner/intermediate golfers.

There were several challenging par 4 holes with either water, sand, or some kind of hill that affected the overall apporach to the green. This is course is a great play for the money.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hot Deal

Cracked greens and slow play were the only draw backs. The value of the hot deal (18 holes for $14) was still worthwhile for a day in the sun playing golf.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
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